It's that time of year to wrap and wrap and ribbon and bow. We could really use your help in the Kingston School Store during the Holiday Sale on December 12-13. We will be offering inexpensive items to purchase for siblings, parents, and friends. Assistance is needed at the gift wrappingstation and with selling items. Get out your scissors and tape and come help during lunch. Don't worry your student can come and be yourassistant!
Open for sales: Tuesday, Nov. 13 - Monday, Nov. 19 from 9:00 am - 2:45pm Friday Nov. 16 (Movie Night) from 3:30pm - 6pm
Our 3rd-5th grade students have been making jump ropes from recycled plastic bags in the library makerspace to send to Maison Fortune Orphanage in Haiti. In addition to these jump ropes, we will be collecting girls and boys black socks (all sizes, up to size 9) and boys/mens black belts (sizes 26-34) during the Book Fair. Please bring any donations to the library.
congratulations to the 2018 Reflections Award winners
Intermediate Dance 1st Place: Safia Rahman 2nd Place: Isadora Kitzmiller Primary Literature 1st Place: Pranav Mohan 2nd Place: Laura Hartin Honorable Mention: Aadarsh Shrestha Intermediate Literature 1st Place: Holly Lyon 2nd Place: Sanavi Chitikeshi Honorable Mention: Prasannaa Chokkalingam Primary Music 1st Place: Graham Bennett 2nd Place: Ayla Larson Intermediate Music 1st Place: Jackson Bennett 2nd Place: Sanavi Chitikeshi Primary Photo 1st Place: Lily Bowers 2nd Place: Zabreen Hasan Honorable Mention: Tenley Spurr Intermediate Photo 1st Place: Madelyn Bowsher 2nd Place: Reagan Vaughn Primary Visual Arts 1st Place: Gracelyn Grove 2nd Place: Alex Haws Honorable Mentions: Joe Avery Pickering, Naomi Smith Intermediate Visual Arts 1st Place: Ryan Whitworth 2nd Place: Maris Marchione Honorable Mentions: Addison Johnson, Reagan Vaughn
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS Reagan Vaughn, “Silenced Heroes” Ryan Whitworth, “Last Trip to the Pier” Holly Lyon, “Laney’s Heroes” Ridhun Dhiwakaran, “Heroes Around Me” Addison Johnson, “Opening Your Window to Heroes” Vivian Sherrock, “Mother Earth, My Hero My Inspiration” Libbie Furlough, “Four Legged Heroes” Naomi Smith, “The Bird Hero” Sami Miller, “Brutis the Hero Dog” Mayleigh Hetzler, “The Sun” Lily Bowers, “Inside a Firetruck” Paige Whitworth, “The Helmets of Heroes”
If you are available to volunteer please see the link below.
Hello Kingston Families! The Race and the Carnival are ON! Packet pick up in the cafeteria lobby from 3 pm to 6 pm today and tomorrow morning before the race. Carnival tickets will be sold at the pre-sale price of $8.00 during packet pick up today. Thanks to all of our families who are helping clear the race path. Huge thanks to Rocky, Cara, and Heather for continuing to coordinate our event!
The race and carnival need lots of volunteers! Please pass this on to parents, siblings, neighbors etc. There are many ways to contribute. It takes over 90 volunteers to make the event happen. If you can’t contribute time, you can donate items (ie prizes, cupcakes, etc). We especially need adult volunteers to run games, please consider signing up to help!
PTA Reflections is an annual dance, video, literature, music, photography and visual art contest. Any student at Kingston may enter. The categories are separated into Primary (K-2) and Intermediate (3-5). Students may enter multiple works in the same category or in multiple categories. The works are judged by impartial local professionals and scored on three criteria. First place entrants in each category move on to represent Kingston at the citywide and district levels, and then maybe state and national!
DATES TO REMEMBER: OCTOBER 1-5th: Early Bird Entry Earn 2 tickets for the Teacher Experience drawing OCTOBER 10th: Deadline for entry Work must be turned in to the Kingston library bin marked 'Reflections' with a Student Entry Form attached to it. OCTOBER 24TH: Reflections Showcase Celebrate with your family and fellow creatives at a reception to view everyone's work and receive prizes. Winners will be announced! OCTOBER 24TH: Fun Lunch All participating students will be recognized and rewarded with a FUN LUNCH!
Your child can have a chance to win a unique experience with a teacher or staff member by purchasing a ticket to enter the Teacher Experience Drawing. The drawing will take place during the Fall Carnival on Oct. 13 at 12:15 p.m. Winners need not be present to win.
To enter, your child should:
Purchase an entry ticket during lunch in the cafeteria Oct. 9 - 12, or at the carnival before 12 p.m. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.
Write their name, phone number and teacher’s name on the ticket
During the carnival, find a teacher activity they want to win
Put their ticket in the envelope and cross their fingers for good luck!
We need eight volunteers to sell drawing entry tickets to students during lunch in the cafeteria Oct. 9 -12. Sign up slots are available on SignUp Genius here.
Proceeds from ticket sales help the KES PTA support scholarships, enrichment programs and more. Questions? Contact Jennifer Petit at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Order forms are due by September 21st. Late orders cannot be accepted. Please include your completed form and payment (checks made out to KES PTA) in an envelope labeled "spirit wear." Return payment to your classroom teacher or drop it in the white PTA box outside of the administration office. Please email Lauren Barkan with any questions.
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Welcome back to our returning Kingston families and a special welcome to all new Cougars!
Join our PTA online! You can set up an account via the National PTA Member website to pay for your membership and join our Kingston PTA. Simply click here and click on “Create a New User Account.” You can use a major credit card, make a contribution that 100% goes to our Kingston PTA, and save family/teacher information if you choose. Once you have created an account, it’s simple to renew your membership each year. All family members, friends and neighbors are welcome to join the PTA. Please join us to help enrich our children’s education. Membership is only $6 per person. PTA membership supports local programs and activities at our school as well as State and National PTA efforts. PTA members receive both state and national benefits, including discounts to wonderful attractions such as Great Wolf Lodge and Colonial Williamsburg. Please direct any questions to Alison Gregory at email@example.com.
36th Annual Beach Ford All American Run
Race Date: Saturday, October 13th 2018 Packet Pick-up: Friday, October 12th - 3pm. to 6pm Race Location/ Start & Finish Areas: Kingston Elementary School: 3532 Kings Grant Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23452 Race Schedule:
7 am Race Day Registration
7:45 am Opening Ceremonies
8 am 5K Begins
9:15 the 1-Mile Begins
Award Ceremonies immediately following the end of the run
THINGS TO KNOW: You can sign up online by clicking this link. Plan to arrive early to avoid road closures and to get lined up to start on time. The Virtual Run this year is for the 1 mile only! The virtual run can be done on your own, or the Kingston students can complete their run in PE class the following running day. Students that do the virtual run will get a shirt and a finisher medal. Shirts are limited so sign up early! This is a class contest, so be sure to mark you and your family members under the teacher of your choice. Early Bird pricing is good through September 21st! Link to interactive Google Map with Road Closures. To Volunteer go to the Sign-Up Genius here. For any questions email the Race Coordinators Rocky Kitzmiller and Carolyn Rowland at AllAmericanRun@gmail.com.
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